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Maintenance Technician

New England College of Optometry
Boston, MA 02115
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New England College of Optometry (NECO) is a small, independent, graduate institution located in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood. NECO seeks a Maintenance Technician for sites which include the College's historic Back Bay campus and two eye care clinics located on Boston's Commonwealth Avenue and in Roslindale Square. The Maintenance Technician reports to, assists, and works under the general direction of the Manager of Building and Grounds and works closely with the Manager of Compliance and Safety.

The Maintenance Technician at the direction of the Manager of Building and Grounds performs a variety of tasks to include but not limited to maintenance repairs, preventative maintenance, light construction, room set up/turn over, snow removal, safety inspections, and any tasks required to ensure a safe and healthy environment.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 3 years' facilities maintenance experience in a campus style environment, will have general knowledge of basic construction principles, be proficient with all hand and power tools, have good reasoning abilities and be able to work both in a team and independently. Preference will be given to candidates with HVAC or Facilities Maintenance certification.

The maintenance technician will be required to be proficient in the following tasks up to but not requiring licensure:

Light Electrical

Light Construction

Basic Plumbing

Event Room Set up / Room Turn Over

Wall Repair/ Patch / Paint

Furniture Reconditioning / Repair

Tiling / Grouting

Snow Removal / By hand / By machine

Other Requirements:

  • Full background check
  • Current MA Drivers license at the time of hire
  • Clean driving history
  • The ability to speak, read and write English clearly
  • Basic computer and smartphone skills
  • Must be able to work a full-time, flexible schedule to include nights and weekends
  • Must be able to function as a key carrier to open and close the facility
  • Must be able to respond to after-hours emergencies
  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds as well as work in small spaces, working at heights from ladders, scaffolding, etc.

NECO benefits include health, dental and vision plans. Retirement plan match, free parking in Back Bay campus.

NECO is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, or veteran status.

All NECO team members are expected to consistently demonstrate our values of integrity, compassion, respect, diversity, teamwork, excellence and innovation in their work activities and interactions.


Posted: 2022-07-28 Expires: 2022-08-29

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